Whirlpool Corporation Common St (NYSE:WHR):
Whirlpool Corporation Reports Third-Quarter 2016 Results.
The company is now up by 2.13 percent from yesterday’s close.
Whirlpool Corporation Common St also recently declared a dividend for shareholders payable on Thursday December 15th, 2016. The dividend will be $1.000 per share for the quarter or $4.00 annualized. The dividend yield will be $2.63. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday the 24th of August 2016.
It is trading at $150.82 which is marginally under the 50 day moving average which is $162.05 and which is a tad under the 200 day moving average of $174.27. The 50 day moving average went down $-11.23 or -6.93% whereas the 200 day average was down by -13.46%.
The company currently has a P/E ratio of 13.19 and market cap is 11.33B. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $11.44 and is expected to be $14.37 for the current year with 75,108,000 shares presently outstanding. Analysts expect next quarter’s EPS to be $3.15 with next year’s EPS anticipated to be $16.19.
Ratings analysts have released ratings on WHR recently. October 27 investment analysts at JP Morgan maintained a stock rating of “Overweight” and moved down the price target from $205.00 to $182.00. On October 17, 2016 the stock rating was rated “Neutral” in a report from MKM Partners which is down from the previous “Buy” rating.
On September 12 the company was set at “Hold” according to a Gabelli & Co. report down from the previous “” rating. On July 25 the company was upgraded from “Strong Buy” to “Strong Buy” in a report issued by Raymond James.
On July 22 the stock rating was downgraded to “Strong Buy” from “Strong Buy” in an announcement from Raymond James. On April 1 MKM Partners made no change to the stock rating of “Buy” and raised the price target to $204.00 from $175.00.